Leaky’s Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 90 Days


Aug 21, 2010

Posted by EdwardTLC

There are now only 90 days left until “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I” hits theaters! We are posting a quote from the first half of the book every day in celebration and to give us a chance to discuss and ponder the final book as it goes to film. Here’s today’s quote!

“So this time, when you leave, there’ll be no going back, and the charm will break the moment you get outside its range. We’re choosing to break it early, because the alternative is waiting for You-Know-Who to come and seize you the moment you turn seventeen.”

-Mad-Eye Moody

-Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, “The Seven Potters”

47 Responses to Leaky’s Daily Quotedown to Deathly Hallows: 90 Days

Avatar Imagefinley says: i understood why Snape gave LV the correct date for Harrys departure, to keep himself his right hand man, but why couldn't the Order have been in on it so they could take more precautions or whatever? poor Moody:(Avatar Imageforgetmenot_007 says: Felt very sorry for Moody....he shouldn't have died like that. Stupid mundungus!!! Avatar Imageazaadpotter says: Sad Moody!Avatar ImagemmmDraco.x says: such a shame on moody /: i remember reading when he died, i was totally shocked! didnt expect itt /:Avatar ImageGryffindor_Girl_xx says: Poor Moody, I miss him!!Avatar Imagekiwimci says: I remember my brother reading a few chapters behind me and I just walked past him reading, he looked up so shocked and said: "Moody's dead" Whenever I read he died, I soon realised anyone was up for grabs at any point in the bookAvatar ImageNot Slytherin says: Yes, KiwiMcl, that is so true. Such a shock. I was very moved by the finality of this event - leaving Privet Drive forever. Even though Harry had no desire to remain with the Dursleys, it was the end of Lily's protective charm on the house. Crazy.Avatar ImageDawna says: And the end of the familiar...Avatar ImageAmalieta Tsubaki says: Moody died as he wanted to , fighting the evil- ones and rescuing the good-ones. Avatar Imagehalfbloodprincesss says: I think that it was good of JKR to have him die because all throughout the first 4 or 5 books everybody was thinking "oh he can't die he's a good guy" but then we have people like Sirius and Dumbledore and Moody die and it kind of brings us all to the realization that everybody could go at anytime when you're in warAvatar Imageeccentricalice says: I was so shocked when Moody died, I loved him as a character, but it was good for the book for him to die. This paranoid battleaxe who seemed to be able to survive anything was killed, and it really brought home the danger of the war. Avatar Imageksddancer says: I think this quote is trying to brace you or some sort of loss.Avatar Imagewhyalltheglitter says: I love this quote! It makes me sad when I think about it though! It reminds me that Moody dies soon!Avatar Imagehermionenluna says: oh that makes me sad. :( Avatar ImageCatherine says: Moody!!!! he was such a good auror! he shouldnt have died (not that im telling off Jo--im talking character-wise) Mundugus...ugh he's so dispicable, despite the fact deep down he's good and he's on the right side, but moody im definitely going to cry for in the movies! like i did in the books! he had so much fight left in him...Avatar ImageValeria-Johanna says: Finley, Snape couldn't have let the rest of the Order in on the plan. (a) They wouldn't have trusted him (least of all Moody). (b) Snape didn't know whether *he* could trust *them*. And even if they were all trustworthy (even Mundungus?), none of them could practise Occlumency as he did, so LV could have found out about it. That's what I think, anyway!Avatar ImageWeenyOwl says: I wonder if, in the movie version, all the major deaths that occur "offscreen" in the book (Moody, Lupin, Tonks) will occur onscreen. It must be hard for the filmmakers to resist - even though in this case it would dilute the painful tension of the scene back at the Burrow where everyone is waiting. Maybe Bill and Fleur will bring the news, then we'll see Moody's last battle in flashback - that would work for me.Avatar ImageValeria-Johanna says: You are right, it would be hard for the filmmakers to resist having some good fight scenes - especially Moody vs Deatheaters (in the air). But how on earth are they going to get it all in without losing the over-all feeling of the film?Avatar ImageRaytheforgottenWeasley says: Everyone, at some point in their lives, has to "jump off the cliff". As a fan, I appreciated seeing Harry do the same thing. It wasn't any easier for him than for us.Avatar ImageGiant Squid says: Poor Moody! Best auror ever!Avatar Imagemegash06 says: poor moody :(Avatar ImageSkye-walker says: Alas, poor Moody. A real shocker for me when he died. But then again, you never know with the last book in any series. The author has ultimate cosmic powers over the whole thing, as they should. They can kill anyone off, a shame they must prove this theory so often... R.I.P. Moody. Avatar ImageAmber_Dale says: Snape is awesome He did what he had to do(:Avatar ImageJessSnape says: 90 Days are 89 days too long!! I need my HP fix!! Avatar Imageflinthutch says: Problem: How do The Wesley boys find 4 Privet Drive in Chamber of secret when the charm prevents him from being found? Or even Mr Wesley in Goblet, or the Dementors or Mad-Eye and his resuce squad in Order or even Dumbledore in Half-blood. A strong blood charm such as this would prevent all these contacts. Avatar Imagelizzyrc says: miss you mad-eye moody!Avatar Imagemonkeysinhogwarts says: Moody was one of the the most unexpected deaths in Harry Potter. It was just so... sad. :(Avatar ImageSilvery Doe says: I think the moment that Hedwig then died and then realizing that Mad Eye Mood y was dead I knew nothing and no one was safe. It made me really think, "Oh, my gosh! No one is safe. Could Harry really die too at the end?"Avatar Imagejacket says: Alastor! *Sob* such a brave man! 90 days though! man it doesn't seem long but it's almost 1/3 of a year!Avatar Imageizziewitch says: *flinthutch, go back to OotP, chap 37. The charm was to protect Harry only from Voldemort (and by extension his Deatheaters), not everyone else. Dumbledore says "While you can still call home the place where your mother's blood dwells, there you cannot be touched or harmed by Voldemort." The charm was never meant to prevent friends from finding him.Avatar Imageharrypotterfreak101 says: The Seven Potters...........Another great chapter by Jo. I wish Moody hadn't died! He was so brave and courageous........... But he was getting old.....Avatar ImagePolka Square says: yes very very sad! but the quotes greatAvatar Imagesessionka says: I remember not wanting to believe he was dead in the beginning of the book. I kept thinking he would appear unharmed.... even up until Harry got his magical eye from Umbridge's office.Avatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: To me moody was the man who could kill anyone and then he died, george got sempra'd and everyone else went through hell. This will be super intense in the movieAvatar ImageSindi says: Awww *tear* poor Moody!! Avatar Imagehermione198k says: When I first read about Moody's death in DH I was completely shocked. I don't think he's the kind of person anyone expected to die. He was so tough and had great will power. But I think he died as he would have chosen to die, fighting.Avatar Imagekatherine102678 says: From the very beginning, Love Moody. Ashamed he died.Avatar Imagepansysbella says: i cried whenever someone who is dearest2 harry dies....long live moody!!!!!Avatar Imagereadhp1008 says: Ahh... Moody. One of the most confusing characters, but everone loves. He died a brave and heroic death. One worthy of himself. I liked him but he needed to go, for the sake of the book. The very first Deathly Hallows death. Jo needed to show that even the toughest can be brought down by this terrible force. Avatar Imagemuggle..andproudofit says: god i love moody ..i'm so going to cry when he dies in the movie he was an awesome AurorAvatar Imagenimbus2010 says: ohh i was NOT expecting moody to die! i was so shocked when i read it. he shouldn't have died, but it just shows that the war is starting, and he's one of the many that will die.Avatar ImageMJBDE15 says: Mad-Eye's death was just one of the many unexpected, but necessary, ones in the final book.Avatar Imagemaddison says: R.I.P Moody !Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: 90... Zippeeee...Avatar ImageCaracticus says: I'm kind-of surprised he called Voldy "you-know-who". I thought most people in the order weren't inclined to do that... especially Mad-EyeAvatar Imagelovelove says: sooo going to cry when moody dies. just like i did in the book. oh man :(Avatar ImageSlyBones says: What I liked about this chapter was that ... it was realistic. I mean the Dursleys didn't suddenly become like... greatly fond of Harry all of a sudden.

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